Yeah, that's a stupid title. Anyway, you all probably know by now what happened last night. After Toews took the game into his own hands and scored a short handed goal, Carcillo put himself in the right spot and bagged the game winning goal with about a minute left. But, while the streak continues, it finally exacted a price on the team. Sharp left the game looking very much in distress after getting hit along the boards, and as of the afternoon today, I haven't found any real update. On the plus side, Hossa, Shaw and Montador are all supposed to travel with the team, and Frolik may travel to meet them tomorrow on game day. Even if he goes though, I don't expect his current level of awesome defense. Shaw took what looked like a pretty nasty elbow to the head, so hopefully his brain isn't scrambled. Most accounts I read on Hossa suggest his deal was something less serious then concussion like symptoms.
I haven't seen any news about call ups happening, so I'm hoping that's a good thing. While I don't expect to see Bollig back anytime soon, I'm curious as to who is deemed "next" on the call up list. In all honesty, I do not even remotely follow the ice hogs, so I have no idea how well that crew is doing and that was kind of covered elsewhere today. Looking at the schedule this month, most of the teams directly behind the Hawks look to have kinda shitty schedules wherein they will be playing basically every other night. The Hawks have a couple of stretches like that, but comparatively, a better looking month then other teams. As far as the actual teams the Hawks will face, I don't think the name of the team will mean anything. Every team they play will be looking to "measure themselves" against the best team in the league and will bring their best truculent, trap game they can muster. I said the other day I think the Avs take one, and I kinda still think that. Clearly, the Avs badly want to end this streak, as if that will somehow change the fact they are 14th in the conference. If not them, then some other team that doesn't have much to play for this season will likely shut the streak down.
Anyway, that's enough outa me.
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